University College London
Mathematics BSc (Hons)
University College London

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This three-year programme allows you to study varied aspects of mathematics to an advanced level, with core modules in algebra, analysis, applied mathematics and mathematical methods. With this core knowledge you may then build your degree, choosing options from over 30 specialist modules.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 26 graduates of Mathematics BSc (Hons) at University College London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Applied Mathematics.

Overall student satisfaction
79 /100
26 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates of Mathematics BSc (Hons) at University College London

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Mathematics BSc (Hons) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £35000 £38000 £46000
25-75 percentile range £30000 - £45000 £30000 - £45500 £36000 - £62000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Applied Mathematics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26516 £27314 £33292
25-75 percentile range £22047 - £30741 £21475 - £35639 £24949 - £44619

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Mathematics, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Mathematics BSc (Hons) at University College London

20% Finance Professionals
20% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
15% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Information Technology Professionals
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Elementary occupations
5% Teaching Professionals
0% Sales occupations
0% Natural and social science professionals
0% Protective service occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

A*A*A with A*A* in Mathematics and Further Mathematics, or A*AA with A*A in Mathematics and Further Mathematics, any order, and a 2 in any STEP Paper or a Distinction in the Mathematics AEA. Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.

A1,A1,A at Advanced Highers (or A1,A1 at Advanced Higher and A,A,A at Higher) including A1,A1 in Mathematics and either Mathematics of Mechanics or Statistics at Advanced Highers, or A1,A,A at Advanced Highers (or A1,A at Advanced Higher and A,A,A at Higher) including A1,A in any order in Mathematics and either Mathematics of Mechanics or Statistics at Advanced Highers and a 2 in any STEP paper

A score of 40 points overall with 20 points in three higher level subjects including 7 in Mathematics, or 39 overall with 19 points in three higher level subjects including 7 in Mathematics and a 2 in any STEP paper or a distinction in Mathematics AEA, with no higher level below 5. The programme will accept higher level 'Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches' only. Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.

Successful completion of the WBQ Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate plus 2 GCE A-levels at grades A*A*A with A*A* in Mathematics and Further Mathematics, or A*AA and a 2 in any STEP paper or Distinction in AEA, with A*A in any order in Mathematics and Further Mathematics.

D2,D2,D3 in three Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subjects, including D2 in Mathematics. Or D2,D3,D3 in three Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subjects, including D2 in Mathematics and a 2 in any STEP paper

GCSEs: English Language and Mathematics at grade C or 5.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • 5.5
    • UPSCE
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Costs

Tuition Fees Mathematics BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £28500 year 1
International £28500 year 1

Additional fee information

For information about tuition fees please visit or dedicated webpage for more details: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/undergraduate/fees-and-funding. The fees indicated above are for undergraduate entry in the 2021/22 academic year. Fees will be higher for those commencing study in the academic year 2022/23 or later. UCL reserves the right to increase its UK fees in line with the government policy including on and annual basis for each year of study during a programme. Overseas fees are fixed at the rate of entry, so the published fees will be charged to 2021/22 entrants for each year of study on the programme.

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University College London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University College London in related subject specific rankings.

Mathematics

    • #6 
    • #6 
    Mathematics
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]
    • #5 
    • #7 
    Mathematics
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published ]
    • #5 
    • #39 
    Mathematics
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 20 April, 2022]
    • #5 
    • #51 
    Mathematics
    ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 26 May, 2021]
    • #5 
    • #79 
    Mathematics
    NTU by Subject
    [Published 20 October, 2021]

Natural Sciences

    • #7 
    • #17 
    Physical Sciences
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject
    [Published 06 June, 2020]
    • #22 
    • #40 
    Physical Sciences
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject
    [Published 06 June, 2020]
    • #4 
    • #41 
    Physical Sciences
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #5 
    • #73 
    Physical Sciences
    Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions by Subject
    [Published 16 June, 2022]
    • #44 
    • #75 
    Physical Sciences
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject
    [Published 06 June, 2020]
    • #45 
    • #79 
    Physical Sciences
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject
    [Published 06 June, 2020]

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About University College London

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